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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 1979
Born: May 26, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Winterset, Iowa, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

The Green Berets (1968) as Director
After vigorous training, two Army detachments see service in Vietnam.
The Alamo (1960) as Director
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie join the fight for Texas'''' independence from Mexico.

Cast (feature film)

30, Still Single: Contemplating Suicide (1998)
A young man searches for the "perfect woman" in Los Angeles as he struggles to hold on to his wavering Catholic faith and endures the emotional rollercoaster ride of turning thirty-years-old.
Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988) as Himself (Archival Footage)
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
Chesty (1976) as Host
A documentary about Lieutenant General Lewis "Chesty" Puller of the United States Marine Corps.
Chesty (1976)
A documentary about Lieutenant General Lewis "Chesty" Puller of the United States Marine Corps.
It's Showtime (1976)
Film clips trace the careers of the screen''''s most popular animal actors.
The Shootist (1976) as J B Books
A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order.
Brannigan (1975) as Detective Jim Brannigan
A Chicago police detective has to bring a crook home from London.
Rooster Cogburn (1975) as Rooster Cogburn
An aging U.S. Marshal and a minister''''s daughter join forces to catch a band of outlaws.
McQ (1974) as Mcq
A police lieutenant tackles corruption when his best friend is killed.
The Train Robbers (1973) as Lane
A bandit's widow enlists a famed gunman to return the gold her husband had stolen.
Cahill, U.S. Marshal (1973) as J D Cahill
A tough lawman has to bring in his own sons for a train robbery.
Cancel My Reservation (1972) as
After his doctor orders him to take a much needed vacation, talk show host Dan Bartlett heads out to a ranch in Arizona where he hopes to get a little rest and relaxation. However, Once he arrives, he stumbles upon the murder of an Native American girl and becomes the primary suspect. In order to cl
The Cowboys (1972) as Wil Andersen
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
Big Jake (1971) as Jacob McCandles
A rancher leads the posse out to recover his kidnapped grandson.
Chisum (1970) as John Chisum
A cattle baron enlists Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid to help him fight a land war.
Rio Lobo (1970) as Col. Cord McNally
A Civil War veteran searches for the traitor behind a friend's death.
The Undefeated (1969) as Col. John Henry Thomas
After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government for $35 a head while Langdon is leading a contingent of displaced southerners, who are looking for a new life in Mexico after losing their property to carpetbaggers. The two men are eventually forced to mend their differences in order to fight off both bandits and revolutionaries, as they try to lead their friends and kin to safety.
True Grit (1969) as Rooster Cogburn
A young girl recruits an aging U.S. marshal to help avenge her father''''s death.
The Green Berets (1968) as Col. Mike Kirby
After vigorous training, two Army detachments see service in Vietnam.
Hellfighters (1968) as Chance Buckman
While fighting a perilous oil-well fire, a demolition specialist seeks a reconciliation with his wife and daughter.
El Dorado (1967) as Cole Thornton
A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron.
The War Wagon (1967) as Taw Jackson
A rancher and a hired gun join forces to take on the criminal who betrayed them both.
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) as Gen. Mike Randolph
True story of U.S. officer Mickey Marcus, who joined the Israeli fight against the Arabs.
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) as Centurion
All-star epic retelling of Christ''s life.
In Harm's Way (1965) as Capt. Rockwell "Rock" Torrey
An aging Naval officer leads his men against the Japanese after Pearl Harbor.
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as John Elder
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
Circus World (1964) as Matt Masters
Circus owner Matt Masters is beset by disasters as he attempts a European tour of his circus. At the same time, he is caught in an emotional bind between his adopted daughter and her mother.
How the West Was Won (1963) as Gen. William T. Sherman
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
Donovan's Reef (1963) as Michael "Guns" Donovan
A war veteran in the South Seas tries to salvage a buddy''''s reputation when the man''''s daughter comes calling.
McLintock! (1963) as George Washington McLintock
A cattle baron fights to tame the West and his estranged wife.
Hatari! (1962) as Sean Mercer
The arrival of a woman upsets a team of hunters capturing animals for the world''''s zoos.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Tom Doniphon
An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully.
The Longest Day (1962) as Colonel Vandervoort
The Allied forces launch the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France.
The Comancheros (1961) as Jake Cutter
A Texas Ranger teams up with a gambler to stop an outlaw from running guns into Mexico wih the help of Comanches in order to set up a power base in that country as a means of planning an attack on the Union.
The Alamo (1960) as Col. David Crockett
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie join the fight for Texas'''' independence from Mexico.
North to Alaska (1960) as Sam McCord
Two prospectors cope with woman problems and a con man.
The Horse Soldiers (1959) as Col. John Marlowe
A Union cavalry officer leads his men on a vital mission behind Confederate lines.
Rio Bravo (1959) as Sheriff John T. Chance
A sheriff enlists a drunk, a kid and an old man to help him fight off a ruthless cattle baron.
I Married a Woman (1958) as Himself
A neglected wife sets out to make her adman exec husband jealous.
The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958) as Townsend Harris
Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.
Jet Pilot (1957) as Col. Jim Shannon
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
Legend of the Lost (1957) as Joe January
Three adventurers search for a treasure in a forbidden desert temple.
The Wings of Eagles (1957) as Frank W. "Spig" Wead
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.
The Conqueror (1956) as Temujin
The great warlord Genghis Khan falls in love with the daughter of a conquered enemy.
The Searchers (1956) as Ethan Edwards
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Karl Ehrlich
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
Blood Alley (1955) as Tom Wilder
An American sailor breaks out of a Chinese jail and dodges Communist agents on the road to Hong Kong.
The High and the Mighty (1954) as "Whistling" Dan Roman
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
Hondo (1954) as Hondo Lane
An Army man takes a widow and her son under his wing in Apache territory.
Island in the Sky (1953) as Capt. Dooley
A WWII transport plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness.
Trouble Along the Way (1953) as Steve Williams
A famous football coach uses underhanded means to turn a bankrupt college's team into winners.
Big Jim McLain (1952) as Big Jim McLain
A U.S. agent takes on communists in Hawaii.
The Quiet Man (1952) as Sean Thornton
An Irish ex-boxer retires to Ireland and searches for the proper wife.
Operation Pacific (1951) as "Duke" Gifford
A dedicated submarine commander sacrifices everything to defeat the enemy.
Flying Leathernecks (1951) as Dan Kirby
A World War II Marine officer drives his men mercilessly during the battle for Guadalcanal.
Rio Grande (1950) as Col. Kirby Yorke
A cavalry unit located on the Mexican border must control Indian uprisings.
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) as Sgt. Stryker
During World War II, a marine sergeant must turn his recruits into fighting men.
3 Godfathers (1949) as Robert Marmaduke Sangster Hightower
Three outlaws on the run risk their freedom and their lives to return a newborn to civilization.
The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) as John Breen
A militiaman falls for a Frenchwoman and tries to protect her people from land grabbers.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) as Capt. Nathan Brittles
An aging Cavalry officer tries to prevent an Indian war in the last days before his retirement.
Fort Apache (1948) as Capt. Kirby York
An experienced cavalry officer tries to keep his new, by-the-books commander from triggering an Indian war.
Red River (1948) as Thomas Dunson
A young cowhand rebels against his rancher stepfather during a perilous cattle drive.
Wake of the Red Witch (1948) as Capt. Ralls
A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman.
Angel and the Badman (1947) as Quirt Evans
When a Quaker girl nurses a notorious gunman back to health, he tries to adopt her peaceful ways.
Tycoon (1947) as Johnny [Munroe]
While building a tunnel through the Andes, an engineer falls in love with his possessive boss's daughter.
Without Reservations (1946) as [Captain] Rusty [Thomas]
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
They Were Expendable (1945) as Lt., J.G., "Rusty" Ryan
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
Flame of Barbary Coast (1945) as Duke Fergus
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place.
Back to Bataan (1945) as Colonel Joe Madden
An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines.
Dakota (1945) as John Devlin
In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin (John Wayne) elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli (Vera Ralston), daughter of Marko Poli (Hugo Haas), an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender (Ward Bond) and Bigtree Collins (Mike Mazurki), who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire...trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the "River Bird', Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce (Walter Brennan), an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender's henchmen, Slagin (Grant Withers) and Carp (Paul Fix), board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber's dinghy, wrecks his boat on a sandbar. At Fargo, the land wars begin and John teams with the wheat farmers against the Bender gang. Several attempts are made on his life and Collins tries to frame him for murder.
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Rocklin
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
The Fighting Seabees (1944) as Wedge Donovan
World War II construction workers have to fight the enemy to get the job done.
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) as Duke Hudkins
In Old Oklahoma (1943) as Daniel Somers
Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
The Spoilers (1942) as [Roy] Glennister
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
Pittsburgh (1942) as [Charles] "Pittsburgh" Markham [also known as "Charles Ellis"]
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Captain Jack Stuart
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
In Old California (1942) as Tom Craig
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
Reunion in France (1942) as Pat Talbot
A Frenchwoman tries to help a downed U.S. flyer escape the Nazis.
Flying Tigers (1942) as Jim Gordon
American flyers help the Chinese fight off Japanese invaders.
Lady for a Night (1942) as Jack Morgan
Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society. When her husband is killed in an attempt on her life, she is charged with his murder.
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941) as Young Matt [Matthews]
A young man seeks to murder his father that abandoned his mother, yet fate plays a hand when a stranger appears.
Lady from Louisiana (1941) as John Reynolds
Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each other, the fact that her father heads the lottery means they end up on opposite sides. When her father is killed, Julie becomes more and more involved in the shady activities and in blocking Reynolds' attempts at prosecution.
A Man Betrayed (1941) as Lynn Hollister
Attorney Lynn Hollister investigates the murder of his friend in the big city. Along the way, he manages to fall in love with the daughter of his chief suspect.
The Long Voyage Home (1940) as Ole Olson
A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.
Dark Command (1940) as Bob Seton
A Western sheriff takes on a Civil War renegade.
Seven Sinners (1940) as [Lieutenant] Dan [Brent]
A South Seas temptress sets her sights on a U.S. Navy officer.
Three Faces West (1940) as John [Phillips]
A refugee must choose between the man she loves and the man who helped her father escape the Third Reich.
Stagecoach (1939) as Ringo Kid
A group of disparate passengers battle personal demons and each other while racing through Indian country.
Wyoming Outlaw (1939) as Stony Brooke
With himself and his father out of work due to Balsinger who controls the jobs, Will Parker is stealing cattle to feed his family. The Mesquiteers try to help him out but he is caught and jailed. Escaping jail and eluding the ensuing manhunt, he heads for Balsinger and a showdown.
The Night Riders (1939) as Stony Brooke
Talbot uses a phony land grant to rule thirteen million acres, taxing everyone heavily and evicting those who won't pay. The Three Mesquiteers becomes mysterious "night riders" to fight this evil.
Allegheny Uprising (1939) as Jim Smith
Colonial settlers fight the corrupt British in the days before the American Revolution.
New Frontier (1939) as Stony Brooke
The Three Mesquiteers convince a group of settlers to exchange their present property for some which, unbeknownst to our goodguys, is going to be worthless. They are captured before they can warn the ranchers.
Three Texas Steers (1939) as Stony Brooke
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ranch; instead, she goes there to live. Will her neighbors, the Three Mesquiteers, be a match for the secret swindlers? And what's so valuable about that run-down ranch anyway?
Santa Fe Stampede (1938) as Stony Brooke
The Mesquiteers capture a horse thief who escapes justice through a crooked judge. They gather signatures urging the governor to investigate but a friend with the petition is murdered. Stony is accused.
Overland Stage Raiders (1938) as Stony Brooke
After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them.
Red River Range (1938) as Stony Brooke
The Cattlemen's Association has called in the Mesquiteers to find cattle rustlers. They get Tex Riley to pose as Stony so Stony can arrive posing as a wanted outlaw. This gets Stony into the gang of rustlers and he alerts Tucson and Lullaby as to the next raid. But Hartley is on hand and unknown to anyone is the rustler's boss and he joins the posse with a plan that will do away with the Mesquiteers.
Pals of the Saddle (1938) as Stony Burke [also known as Ezeckial Saunders]
Returning a lost item to Ann, Stony arrives just two men shoot each other. Ann is a Government Agent and she gets Stony to replace her now dead partner. An important chemical is being smuggled out of the country and she sends Stony to the storage facility posing as the foreign Agent. He fools the guards but the boss arrives to expose the hoax and Stony is made a prisoner.
Adventure's End (1937) as Duke Slade
Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate.
Idol of the Crowds (1937) as Johnny Hanson
Johnny Hanson wants to make enough money to enlarge his chicken farm. He does this through hockey. Gangsters get involved in trying to get him to throw a championship game, even lining up a woman to help steer him their way.
California Straight Ahead (1937) as William "Biff" Smith
Former school bus driver Biff Smith manages a trucking company which has its fleet pitted against a freight train in a race to deliver aviation parts to the Pacific coast.
I Cover the War (1937) as Bob Adams
Bob Adams (John Wayne), ace newsreel cameraman, is told by his boss, "Get the picture---we can't screen alibis." He heads for Samari, a desert hot-bed of tribal unrest in Africa, to do just that, which includes getting footage of El Kadar (Charles Brokaw), bandit and rebel leader. He gets his pictures but only after a romance with the Colonel's daughter Pamela (Gwen Gaze), saving his wimpy, hacked-off brother Don (James Bush) from being a dupe of the gun-runners, and run-ins with spies and throat-cutting tribesman. For a finale, he saves the British Army. Made during the two-year period when Universal became "The NEW Universal" but still looked like the old Universal. FYI to source that thinks actor Jack Mack is the same actor as musician/western actor Taylor Curtis McPeters, AKA Cactus Mack; He ain't. Not even close.
Born to the West (1937) as Dare Rudd
Dare Rudd takes a shine to his cattleman cousin Tom's girlfriend who asks Tom to hire Dare to head the big cattle drive. Dare loses the money for the drive to cardsharps, but Tom wins it back, but Dare must save Tom's life.
The Oregon Trail (1936) as Captain John Delmont
U. S. Army Captain John Delmont takes a leave of absence to find out what happened to his missing father. Later he leads a wagon train to California and goes after the bad guys involved in his father's disappearance.
Conflict (1936) as Pat Glendon
Pat's ability as a logging/mining camp fighter sets him up to box prizefighter Corrigan. Unknown to his supporters, he's actually in collusion with Corrigan to throw the fight - until he runs into reporter Maude.
Winds of the Wasteland (1936) as Johnny Blair
The arrival of the telegraph put Pony Express riders like John Blair and his pal Smoky out of work. A race will decide whether they or stageline owner Drake get the government mail contract.
The Lawless Nineties (1936) as John Tipton
Federal agent John Tipton heads for Wyoming to supervise the vote on whether to join the Union. One group of locals is using dynamite to terrorize the populace and a local newspaper editor is killed.
The Lonely Trail (1936) as John Ashley
Though he fought for the North in the Civil War, John is asked by the Governor of Texas to get rid of some troublesome carpetbaggers. He enlists the help of Holden before learning that Holden too is plundering the local folk.
Sea Spoilers (1936) as Bob Randall
When a Coast Guard commander arrives at his actress girlfriend''''s yacht, he finds the owner killed and his girlfriend missing.
King of the Pecos (1936) as John Clayborn, also known as John Clay
Profiteer Alexander Stiles (Cy Kendall) lays claim to a million acres of range in the Pecos River country, but a rancher named Clayborn (John Beck) stands in his way as he has already claimed the water-rich location of Sweetwater as his own, and refuses Stiles' $1000 offer for his land. Led by the murderous Ash (Jack Clifford), the hired guns of Stiles kill Clayborn and his wife (Mary MacLaren) but their young son John (Bradley Metcalfe Jr.) survives and joins his grandfather in Austin. As the boy grows into a man he learns the use of a law book as well as a six gun, intending to use both to bring Stiles to justice. As lawyer John Clay (John Wayne), he travels to the Cottonwood headquarters of Stiles, self-proclaimed King of the Pecos, and meets Hank Matthews (Arthur Aylesworth) and Josh Billings (Herbert Heywood), two cattlemen thrown into poverty through the crooked dealings of Stiles. John serves a summons for Stiles to appear in court but the circuit judge (James Marcus) is too frightned to face the might of Stiles. John sends Hank to round up other impoverished cattlemen, and they provide the judge with an armed escort to Cottonwood. The judge upholds the ranchers' pleas for use of water and grass, and Stiles sees most of his ill-gotten gains turned over to public domain for proper filing. Stiles convinces newcomers Eli Jackson (Edward Hearn) and his daughter Belle (Muriel Evans) that John is trying to cheat the ranchers and file claims for himself. He also plans an ambush for those riding through the canyon to file claims and he sends Ash and his gunmen to the hills, instructing them to shoot anyone without the white arm bands he has supplied to his own riders. John discovers the plot and has the ranchers to also wear white arm bands, ensuring their safe passage. With their claim successfully filed the ranchers plan a cattle drive to Abilene where the railroad is promising $20 a head. Stiles steals whatever cattle he can and moves his outlaws to Sweetwater, where he hopes to extort money for use of the water there from the trail drivers. When the drive reaches Sweetwater, John confronts Stiles, revealing that he is the son of the murdered Clayborn's and that Sweetwater rightfully belongs to him. Following a siege by John and the ranchers, Stiles tries to escape by buckboard, but when the wagon tips over he is crushed by the safe containing money he has stolen from others. John pursues Ash into the rocks, offering him a chance to draw first and then ills him. John leaves his gun and his quest for revenge at the site and turns his mind to Belle and his law career.
Rainbow Valley (1935) as John Martin
Rainbow Valley needs a new road and newcomer John Martin agrees to build it. Rogers is out to stop it and alters the town's petition to the Governor thereby obtaining the release of his boss Butch Galt. John and Butch were cell mates in prison. So Butch gets John to agree to wreck the road and furnishes him with dynamite. But dynamite is just what John needs to finish the work and he hopes to take care of Butch's gang at the same time.
Texas Terror (1935) as Sheriff John Higgins
Sheriff John Higgins quits and goes into prospecting after he thinks he has killed his best friend in shooting it out with robbers. He encounters his dead buddy's sister and helps her run her ranch. Then she finds out about his past.
Westward Ho (1935) as John Wyatt
Ballard's trail jumpers attack the Wyatt Company wagon train, killing young John's parents and kidnaping his brother, Jim. In post-Civil War California, John Wyatt, now a man, pulls together a vigilante posse, The Singing Riders, who all ride white horses, dress alike, and ride the trails singing and rounding up outlaw gangs. Meanwhile, John is ever on the lookout for the gang that murdered his parents.
The Dawn Rider (1935) as John Mason
John Mason is hit with a bullet. Alice who nurses him turns out to be the sister of the man Mason is looking for, the man who gunned down his father.
Paradise Canyon (1935) as John Wyatt
Sent to find counterfeiters, John Wyatt joins Doc Carter's medicine show. They arrive in the town where Curly Joe runs his counterfeiting operation. Carter was once framed by Curly Joe and Curly Joe tries to get rid of him. But John foils his attempts and learning Curly Joe is the counterfeiter, goes after him.
The Desert Trail (1935) as John Scott, also known as John Jones
Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City.
Lawless Range (1935) as John Middleton/John Allen
John Middleton is investigating cattle rustling when he is captured and tossed into a cave with Emmett, a rancher who disappeared earlier. They help each other escape and learn that a local banker is trying to scare everyone away to grab up some secret gold mines.
The New Frontier (1935) as John [Dawson]
In 1889 pioneers race ahead of the law to claim free land in Oklahoma, forming wide-open towns. In one such, citizens elect Milt Dawson to challenge the self-appointed rule of gambler Ace Holmes, only to have him shot in the back. But leading the next batch of settlers is Milt's quick-on-the-draw son John, who gets help from friendly outlaws.
The Man from Utah (1934) as John Weston
The Marshal sends John Weston to a rodeo to see if he can find out who is killing the rodeo riders who are about to win the prize money. Barton has organized the rodeo and plans to leave with all the prize money put up by the townspeople. When it appears that Weston will beat Barton's rider, he has his men prepare the same fate for him that befell the other riders.
'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934) as Chris Morrell
Chris Morrell, the guardian of Indian girl Nina, is helping her track down her missing father. Until he is found, she is the heir to a rich oil field and in danger from Sam Black, whose gang is out to steal the lands. The outlaws knock out Chris and dress him in the clothes of a wanted bank robber. When Chris awakes, he discovers that now he must continue the quest while running from the law himself.
The Lawless Frontier (1934) as John Tobin
Two gunmen team up to take on a Mexican bandit who''''s done them both wrong.
Blue Steel (1934) as John Carruthers
When Sheriff Jake sees a man at the safe and then finds the payroll gone, he trails him. Just as he is about to arrest him, the man saves his life. Still suspicious, he joins up with the man and later they learn that Melgrove, the towns leading citizen, is trying to take over the area's ranches by having his gang stop all incoming supply wagons. With the ranchers about to sell to Melgrove, the two newcomers say they will bring in provisions.
The Lucky Texan (1934) as Jerry Mason
Jerry Mason (Wayne), a young Texan, and Jake Benson (Hayes), an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman.
The Star Packer (1934) as John Travers
A U.S. Marshall takes on the job of defeating a mysterious criminal.
The Trail Beyond (1934) as Rod Drew
Rod Drew has been sent to find a missing miner and his daughter. He is joined by old friend Wabi whom he has to rescue from card cheats that framed him for murder. Later they find a skeleton and a map to a mine. When they put the map into a safe, a LaRocque henchman sees them. LaRocque wants the map and captures the Mountie sent to get Wabi. His man then dressed as the Mountie captures Rod and Wabi.
Randy Rides Alone (1934) as Randy Bowers
An undercover agent searches for a murderous outlaw.
West of the Divide (1934) as Ted Hayden, also known as Gat Ganns
Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.
His Private Secretary (1933) as Dick Wallace
Dick Wallace wants to marry a minister's grand-daughter but his father, who wants him to get work on his company's business, is opposed. She takes a job with the company to prove she's okay.
Baby Face (1933) as Jimmy McCoy
A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire.
The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933) as Boxer
A boxer facing a murder charge finds refuge in a children's home.
Three Musketeers, The (1933)
Tom Wayne rescues Clancy, Renard and Schmidt in the Arabian desert and they join him in going after El Shasta, a bad guy who is never seen as he tries to wipe out the Foreign Legion.
College Coach (1933) as "Old boy himself
A timid chemistry major becomes a college football star.
Central Airport (1933) as Co-pilot
A World War I flyer can only find work as chauffeur to a lady sky diver.
Somewhere in Sonora (1933) as John Bishop
A young cowhand gets roped into the outlaw''s life when he''s falsely accused of a crime.
Riders of Destiny (1933) as "Singin' Sandy" [Saunders]
Badguy Kincaid controls the local water supply and plans to do in the other ranchers. Government agent Saunders shows up undercover to do in Kincaid and win the heart of one of his victims Fay Denton.
Sagebrush Trail (1933) as John Brant
A man, wrongly imprisoned for murder, escapes to track down the real killer.
Man from Monterey (1933) as Captain John Holmes
A U.S. Cavalry officer tries to protect Spanish landowners in California.
The Telegraph Trail (1933) as John Trent
An Army scout volunteers to string telegraph wires through Indian territory.
Shadow of the Eagle, The (1932)
The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a travelling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.
The Big Stampede (1932) as John Steele
A new sheriff faces the rustlers who killed his predecessor.
Haunted Gold (1932) as John Mason
A cowboy and his girl fight bandits and a ghost over an abandoned mine.
Lady and Gent (1932) as Buzz Kinney
Fresh young boxer Buzz Kinney is just out of college. He's able to knock out Stag Bailey when the veteran becomes over confident. Later Buzz is a worn out wreck with a broken nose and cauliflower ear.
Two Fisted Law (1932) as Duke
Rancher Tim Clark borrows money from Bob Russell, who then rustles Clark's cattle so he will be unable to repay the money. Thus Russell is able to cheat Clark out of his ranch. Clark becomes a prospector for silver and ultimately comes to settle accounts with Russell and crooked deputy Bendix.
Ride Him, Cowboy (1932) as John Drury
A cowboy tames a wild horse suspected of killing a man, then rides out to find the real culprit.
Hurricane Express (1932)
The Wrecker wrecks trains on the L & R Railroad. One of his victims is Larry Baker's father. Baker wants to find the evildoer, among a host of suspects, but it will be difficult since the Wrecker can disguise himself to look like almost anyone.
Texas Cyclone (1932) as Steve Pickett
Pecos Grant rides into a strange town only to find that everyone recognizes him, not as Pecos Grant, but as a presumed-dead man named Rawlins. Even Rawlins' wife thinks her husband has come back. Pecos sets out to solve the mystery.
Maker of Men (1931) as Dusty
Bob plays football badly so his father Coach Dudley, his girlfriend Dorothy and his school reject him. He joins a rival college team and aims to defeat his dad's team.
Girls Demand Excitement (1931) as Peter Brooks
Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.
Arizona (1931) as Bob Denton
A West Point football star clashes with his commanding officer's wife when he's sent to Arizona.
Range Feud (1931) as Clint Turner
Ranchers Walton and Turner are losing cattle to rustlers and they each blame the other. After Walton and Clint Turner argue, Walton is found shot and Sheriff Gordon has to arrest his friend Clint. With Clint scheduled to be hung, Gordon desperately looks for evidence to clear him.
Three Girls Lost (1931) as Gordon Wales
Architect Gordon Wales finds fellow apartmenthouse resident Joan Marsh locked out and flirts with her. When she is murdered evidence points to him. He and Joan's roommate Noreen become involved.
The Big Trail (1930) as Breck Coleman
A young mountaineer leads hundreds of settlers on a difficult journey from the Mississippi River to California.
Men Without Women (1930) as
Aboard the U.S. submarine S13 in the China seas, Chief Torpedoman Burke goes about his duties. In actuality, he is Quartermaine, the infamous former commander of the British ship Royal Scot, which was sunk by Germans with a Field Marshal aboard. Quartermaine had told his sweetheart that the Field Marshal would be aboard, not knowing that she was an informant for the enemy. When the S13 sinks, Burke takes charge when the commander, Ensign Price, is unable to command. Burke must keep his mates alive long enough on the bottom of the sea for rescuers to arrive.
Salute (1929) as
John Randall is an Army cadet at West Point. His younger brother Paul is a midshipman at the Naval Academy. John contrives to help Paul's timid romantic interest in Nancy Wayne by pretending to be interested in her himself. Paul, however, takes offense, and determines to beat his brother in the Army-Navy football game on purely personal grounds. Meanwhile, Paul and fellow midshipman Albert Price are hazed and tormented by upperclassmen.

Producer (feature film)

Big Jake (1971) as Executive Producer
A rancher leads the posse out to recover his kidnapped grandson.
The Alamo (1960) as Producer
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie join the fight for Texas'''' independence from Mexico.
Legend of the Lost (1957) as Producer
Three adventurers search for a treasure in a forbidden desert temple.
Blood Alley (1955) as Producer
An American sailor breaks out of a Chinese jail and dodges Communist agents on the road to Hong Kong.
Track of the Cat (1954) as Producer
A murderous panther haunts a dysfunctional pioneer family.
The High and the Mighty (1954) as Producer
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
Island in the Sky (1953) as Producer
A WWII transport plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness.
The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) as Producer
A militiaman falls for a Frenchwoman and tries to protect her people from land grabbers.

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

Long John Silver (1955) as Costumes
After the Treasure Island adventure, Long John Silver turns up on a British Caribbean island, where he hears that rival pirate Mendoza has taken the ship carrying the governor's daughter...and his young friend Jim Hawkins. Naturally, there's more to his rescue plan than meets the eye; he hopes to get a new ship and go back for more treasure...

Production Companies (feature film)

Hondo (1954) as Company
An Army man takes a widow and her son under his wing in Apache territory.
Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) as Company
An American takes up bullfighting to impress the ladies but learns to respect the sport.
Angel and the Badman (1947) as Company
When a Quaker girl nurses a notorious gunman back to health, he tries to adopt her peaceful ways.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

It's Showtime (1976) as Himself
Film clips trace the careers of the screen''''s most popular animal actors.

Cast (special)

General Electric's All-Star Anniversary (1978) as Host
The program recalls the music, song, and comedy of the past 100 years and celebrates the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the General Electric Company.
Swing Out, Sweet Land (1976) as Host
John Wayne hosts this historical survey of the growth of the United States by means of military conquest and politial finagling. Sundry entertainers join him to add song, dance, and comedy to the analysis.
Dick Cavett's Backlot USA (1976) as Guest
A look at the golden age of Hollywood by way of a tour of the backlots of the once-powerful studios.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope on Campus (1975)
Music and comedy from the campus of the University of Southern California.
Bob Hope Special: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television (1975)
Highlights of Hope's twenty-five years on television.
Don Rickles Show, The (1975)
An hour of music and comedy with the Prince of the Put-down, Don Rickles.
Glen Campbell Special: The Musical West, The (1974)
A musical tour of the wide-open spaces of the American west.
The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (1973)
Film clips and an exclusive interview capture the career of Hollywood's most efficient director of Westerns and screwball comedies.
American Film Institute Salute to John Ford, The (1973)
The American Film Institute presents its first Life Achievement Award to director John Ford.
Salute to Television's 25th Anniversary, A (1972)
The program recalls outstanding moments from twenty-five years of television broadcasting with clips from some 400 shows.
American West of John Ford, The (1971) as Narration
The program salutes John Ford, the great director of Hollywood westerns, through interviews and clips from his films.
Directed By John Ford (1971) as Himself
Newly updated and re-edited version of the 1971 documentary chronicling the career of maverick director John Ford. Narrated by Orson Welles.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Jack Benny but Were Afraid to Ask (1971)
An hour of comedy sketches based on incidents in the life of comedian Jack Benny.
American West of John Ford, The (1971) as Host
The program salutes John Ford, the great director of Hollywood westerns, through interviews and clips from his films.
Directed By John Ford (1971)
Newly updated and re-edited version of the 1971 documentary chronicling the career of maverick director John Ford. Narrated by Orson Welles.
Super Comedy Bowl 1 (1971)
A comedy special poking fun at the Super Bowl, its fans, and its players.

Misc. Crew (short)

John Wayne (1962)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of John Wayne.

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